About Maria Sharapova
One of the best female athletes in the world Maria Sharapova net worth has been estimated to reach 28 million dollars which also makes her one of the wealthiest ones. She is known as a tennis player and also a model which increase Maria Sharapova net worth a lot. Born in 1987, the Russian tennis player is one of the best players in her field. Maria Sharapova has set her as one of the best female athletes with 26 WTA singles winnings. The tennis player won three Grand Slam Single titles at Wimbledon in 2004, US Open in 2006 and Australian Open in 2008. Moreover, in 2004 Maria Sharapova became the winner of the year-end WTA Tour Championship.
Talking about her acknowledgments and awards, she was ranked as the number one tennis player on several occasions and events by the Women’s Tennis Association. The first time she got such title was in 2005 and the last time when she was named the best tennis player by the above mentioned association was in 2008. However, in 2012 she slipped a little and occupied the second position of the best tennis players.
Moreover, Maria Sharapova has played in six Grand Slam finals. Her last one was finished with a record, that being 3-3. Her breakthrough performance in tennis happened in 2004 when the tennis player was only 17 years old. It was Wimbledon winning against the top tennis player Serena Williams in 2004 which made Maria Sharapova famous all around the world. The winning added a lot of financial success to the total amount of Maria Sharapova net worth. Because of beating Serena Williams, Maria Sharapova got into Top 10 of the WTA Rankings.
Although she did not win in 2005, the tennis player still held the 1st position for some time and even played in three Grand Slam semifinals. However, all three times Maria Sharapova lost to the eventually becoming champion of the Grand Slam finals. However, in 2006 the luck came back to the player. She won the US Open. In semifinals of it Maria Sharapova defeated Amelie Mauresmo and in the finals she won against Justine Henin. Thus, this winning added a lot of fame and financial success which increased the overall amount of Maria Sharapova net worth.
However, in 2007 the tennis player suffered a shoulder injury which made her to drop from the Top 5 for the first time in two years.